Saskatchewan Immigration Draw Targets 77 Jobs With 610 Invitations

Saskatchewan Issues Nearly 500 Invitations In Major New Immigration Draw
Saskatchewan immigration has targeted 77 jobs with 610 invites in a new provincial Expression of Interest draw. The October 2 draw feature invites through two Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program streams: Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand. There were 396 invites issued through Express Entry, with a minimum score of 68 points. With the same minimum score of 68, Saskatchewan issued 214 invites...

Manitoba Targets 3 Provincial Streams In New MPNP Draw

Manitoba Targets 3 Provincial Streams In New MPNP Draw
Letters of Advice to Apply were issued across three Manitoba immigration streams in the latest draw through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. The September 25 draw saw 224 LAAs issued, majoring on the Skilled Workers In Manitoba stream. SWM candidates received 140 LAAs, with the lowest-ranked candidate scoring 537 points. A Strategic Recruitment Initiative under the Skilled Workers Overseas stream saw a...

Minimum CRS Score Drops To 302 In Latest Alberta Express Entry Draw

Minimum CRS Score Drops To 302 In Latest Alberta Express Entry Draw
The lowest-ranked candidate in the latest draws for Alberta’s Express Entry stream scored just 302 Comprehensive Ranking System points. Two new draws were conducted on September 11 and September 18 that underline the importance of provinces like Alberta for those with lower CRS scores. A total of 478 Notification of Interest letters were sent to candidates, many that would have had...

Saskatchewan Issues 769 Immigration Invites To Candidates In 100 Target Occupations

Saskatchewan immigration issued invites to 769 Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand candidates in the latest draw through the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. In the September 25 draw, Saskatchewan published a list of 100 targeted National Occupational Classification codes. It was the first draw since the province changed its policy of having a list of eligible occupations, to a list of ineligible...

British Columbia Invites 65 Tech Pilot Candidates Across 4 Provincial Streams

British Columbia Draws: Province Issues 494 Immigration Invites, Ends NOC Exclusions
British Columbia issued invitations to apply to 65 candidates in the latest immigration draw through the BC PNP Tech Pilot. The September 24 draw saw minimum scores of 90 for all four included British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program streams. The draw saw invitations issued in the following four streams: SI – Skilled Worker SI – International Graduate EEBC – Skilled Worker ...

Carpenters Selected For Nova Scotia Immigration From Express Entry Pool

Carpenters Selected For Nova Scotia Immigration From Express Entry Pool
Candidates with skills and experience as carpenters (NOC 7271) were the focus of the latest draw through Nova Scotia’s Express Entry-linked Labour Market Priorities stream. A September 20 Nova Scotia Nominee Program draw saw 22 candidates receive Letters of Interest. As well as two years of experience in the stated occupation, candidates also required a Canadian Language Benchmark score of 5...

British Columbia Conducts Largest Draw Since Entrepreneur Regional Pilot Launch

British Columbia Immigration Draw Targets 354 Skilled Workers and International Graduates
British Columbia immigration has conducted the largest draw since launching a new regional pilot stream under its Entrepreneur Immigration category. The September 17 draw saw 38 invites issued through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program streams. There were 30 invites issued through the general category, with a minimum score of 115 points required. Under the regional pilot, eight invites were issued with...

Third Quebec Expression of Interest Draw Sees 444 Invitations Issued

Quebec Targets Job Offer Candidates With 69 Expression of Interest Invitations
Quebec immigration has conducted a new draw under its Expression of Interest system, inviting 444 candidates to apply for the Quebec Skilled Worker Program. The invitations were issued on August 19 to candidates who met the following criteria: Their application to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program under the old system was terminated as part of the governing Coalition Avenir Quebec’s...

British Columbia Tops 1,500 Invites In Last 3 All-Program Draws

British Columbia Tops 1,500 Invites In Last 3 All-Program Draws
British Columbia immigration has issued 1,554 invites in its last three all-program draws after the latest draw saw 481 candidates receive invitations. The September 17 draw saw high invitation numbers continue after the 2019 record was broken twice in the last two British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program draws. The minimum required score dropped to 92 points for the direct provincial skilled...

Birth Tourism In Canada Spikes By 13% In Last Year

Birth Tourism In Canada Spikes By 13% In Last Year
Birth tourism in Canada has seen a 13 percent increase in a year, according to new data collected from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). The figures from hospitals across Canada excluding Quebec, shows the number of non-resident births topped 4,000 for the year ending March 2019. Expert Andrew Griffith from the Environics Institute and the Canadian Global Affairs Institute,...